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the stub end of 280 in san francisco. mayor ed lee is talking about it with hopes of creating a new neighborhood and speeding up the arrival of high-speed rail service downtown. the idea is to knock down i-280 before 16th street - eliminating the ramps both at sixth and brannan streets and at fourth and king streets. it would be replaced by a street-level boulevard. the plan also calls for clearing out the adjacent rail yard to make way for a high-speed rail line. >> if you drive a toyota prius or a honda civic hybrid, there are still *thousands of green carpool stickers available. the stickers allow drivers to legally drive solo in california diamond lanes. just over nine-thousand green decals have been issued, which is well below the cap of 40-thousand. the carpool sticker program will end january 1, 2015, and its unclear whether it will be extended. while future exploratorium field trips will take place at the museum's new home at pier 15 in san francisco, one group of students will take over the recently vacated space in the palace of fine arts for an entire school year. the to
.details on san francisco's second murder of the year. and bart police are looking a homicide outside a plus.kron-4 is in atlanta ready for a trip to the controversy surrounding star tonight at 11 -- san francisco police are second murder this year. and killed while driving near fillmore and geary streets around five-thirty this evening. multiple shots at a black four door car. authorities say the suspect got away in a white or silver car. the victim later died at san francisco general. the suspect is only described as a black male, who was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. >> in the middle of the day when you think it is safe now you have to worry about getting shot. >> tonight - police are investigating another deadly shooting at a san leandro bart station. the bay fair bart station was reopened a couple hours ago. the shooting killed one person and injured another. kron4's alecia reid has the >> over dozens of shell casings were counted at the scene it. this man was shot dead and a woman was also hit by the gunfire. she was rushed to hospital and is expected to be okay. >> people to not v
case is so personal for the san francisco police chief. >> reporter: in 1984 he was part of the initial search so yes, this case hits home with him and today he gave us insight on why investigators targeted this house in connection with the disappearance of kevin collins. >> reporter: the recent search warrant tied to kevin collins' case is sealed but -- >> it is hurtful. brings back memories. >> doesn't seem real. >> it is real. kevin collins disappeared 29 years ago while on his way home from school. yesterday the san francisco police department searched this home blocks from where he was last seen. >> the inspectors developed news information that conducted additional investigation. it was enough to get a search warrant. >> reporter: what was the evidence? the records office said the warrant was returned this afternoon but it was sealed. the police chief said a man who lived at the home was once a person of interest, that man has since died. >> you know what, they have more investigating to do. and as they do that, when they think it is ready you will get you the perso
san francisco police are investigating a sexual assault involving 49er michael crabtree. they say is happened in a san francisco hotel a few hours after the playoff game against green bay. crabtree has not been detained or arrested and he's cooperating with police. it's bad timing. crabtree is with the team in atlanta this morning. last night the team released this statement: we are aware of the allegation against michael and understands that he has fully cooperated with authorities. the. >>ers take such matters very seriously. fans are shocked to hear of the investigation. abc7 news reporter has more from the san francisco hall of justice. >> san francisco police say this alleged sexual assault happened just hours after last saturday's match-up between the green bay packers. police say it happened at a hotel in san francisco. >> our special victim unit is investigating the case. michael crabtree has been interviewed with his lawyer and is very cooperative regarding the investigation. >> police are still putting together details in this investigation and are yet to determine if t
. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael walked off the bus. you can see he was escorted by a personnel security man in the red baseball cap. he was there for two to three seconds and then he was gone. i have to believe a l
in a year to replace 48 ad signs with 24 digital screens in four downtown san francisco stations. >> if you are in the san francisco bay watch out for whales, one was spotted yesterday near pier 39 in san francisco headed east at mid-afternoon. the coast guard says it is not unusual to see gray whales this time of year as they migrate to baja. boaters should keep a good distance from any whales they spot. >> do we wish we were migrating to baja? >> absolutely. >> they have a better chance than we do but it will be ten degrees warmer than us, as our wet weather will sink to the south. good morning, everyone, live doppler 7 hd show as few sprinkles out there in the east bay valley and although we are toward the peninsula but the big story is very damp and limited visibility this morning if a mile and a half in livermore and two miles in mountain view to one in novato and not bad in oakland and san francisco about five to six, some of the better visibility right there. now, breaking down today, off to a foggy and damp start with drizzle and a white rain here and there but very isolated with te
degrees today for your high with san francisco coming in in the lower 50s, as well as the peninsula. then for the lower evening we look for numbers dropping through the 40s to about 40 degrees by 7:00, 8:00. then with less wind and clear skies, we are looking for an even colder night tonight into monday morning. that will bring in a freeze watch for the entire bay area tonight. i'll have that update for and you a look at our seven-day coming up a bit later. katie. >> that's when things get tricky. thank you, lisa. there are pets and plants and yourself to think about when the temperatures go below freezing. kira klapper is out there live with how people are dealing with it. good morning. >> good morning. you must be so they would you are in the warm studio this morning. look, you can even see my breath. it is cold out here in petaluma. the overnight temperature dipped below to 27, which you can see by looking at this windshield. we are at a dealership in pet lama, victory dealership. take a look at that thick ice. now you are looking across the bay in berkeley where people last nigh
. [ gear shifts ] mexico, here we come. [ sirens wailing ] >>> a mere disaster on san francisco bay when this oil tanker sideswiped a tower of the bay bridge. the big question tonight how did it happen. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. close call on the san francisco bay but was it human error or something else. officials are trying to determine how a tanker hit a tower on the san francisco bridge. the coast guard reports no oil spill resulted. we've learned the tanker had already been unloaded. and caltrans says there was no major damage to the bridge. it remained open to travel traffic. we have continuing coverage now from heather holmes. she's live at treasure island with what she's learned about the bar pilot guiding that tanker and the scrutiny he's now facing. >> reporter: he's been a bar pilot since 2005. prior to that he worked for several years on oil tankers for exxon. but today while guiding that vessel. the overseas raymar this experienced mainer sideswiped the tower of the bridge. look at the top left side of this picture. that is a piece
and fast track lanes are moving nicely. >> new this morning, a just-released report says san francisco muni overtime costs are over budget, and abc7 news reporter joins us live from the station with an employee who took an unbelievable amount in overtime. >> that is right. the "san francisco chronicle" is reporting that mull -- multiple muni employees made mother than $100,000 in overtime. the average worker, working 40 hours a week works about 2,000 hour as year. some clocked in 4,000 hours in a year. one mechanic made an extra $164,000 for clocking in 2,000 hours of overtime. the chief says the mechanic was paid for overnight work, on a new train control system when trains did not run. ten supervisors made more than $100,000 in overtime pay alone for the 2011 and 1212 fiscal year. one worked street corners keeping an eye on buss and trains and helping out in emergencies, and this supervisor clocked the most hours with 2,262 hours of overtime, earning an extra $147,000 on top of salary. we have a call in for a response to the shocking numbers and we do expect to have that coming up on abc7
the position permanently. >> san francisco waiting for the results of an investigation into police misconduct. stemming from these surveillance videos from 2011 in which officers entered hotel rooms without warrants, sometimes, stealing items. as a result prosecutors had to drop hundreds of cases. >> if we have officers who are violating the law and constitutional rights weerk at risk n a free society have you to have the police officers falling -- following the law. >> last summer, he issued a training memo to officer autos the head of the university of california system is stepping down. he did not elaborate on when what those are. the board is expected to create a committee to search for the replacement. the 68-year-old says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >> more students applying for add min mission to university of california. nearly 175,000 students applied for admission to the system for fall, 2013 an increase of 8.6%. and la teen yoz are the largest group applying for freshman admission, making up more than 30% of applicants. >> sign them up, early. a new bill would a
and celebrate as the clock ticked down. monty francis is in san francisco with reactions from fans there, of course. hello, monte. >> reporter: good evening. we're along the embarcadero. we were inside the cavern when the niners won this game. the place went absolutely wild. take a look. several hundred people packed pete's tavern just across from at&t park to watch this championship game. similar scenes played out at restaurants and bars across the city. this game came down to the wire. fans were very relieved that the falcons were not able to score in that last minute of the fourth quarter. for san francisco sports fans, this has been an incredible last few months with the giants winning the world series back in october and now the 49ers are on their way to the super bowl. >> we knew they were going to do it! >> coming all the way back! >> i never doubted it. my team is good on the road. i knew we'd do it. no problems. our defense is tight. our offense is tight. we did it. we pulled it off. go niners! >> i'm so glad the niners won. i'm ready to party all night. >> reporter: and i think
to help -- in san francisco encourages people to help. >> i hope they recognize the feedback and realize that the missing children is not an isolated incident. >> the family says what gives them some hope is jay see -- jaycee-duguard who was found years later. >>> tonight details you will only see on abc news as investigators retrace the steps of the man suspected it in the kevin collins case. that 10-year-old was last seen in 1984 leaving basketball practice at st. agnes high school. the man police are investigating known as kelly lived just blocks away at a duplex on ma -- masonic avenue. yesterday they dug up the basement looking for evidence. they found bones, called though an early review indicates they are animal bones. investigators are now searching for a car that kelly used to own. they asked one of the lead investigators why police keep focusing on him. >> is he the strongest suspect you have? >> yes, i would say he is. i am saying he is. >> a source says investigators flew to canada to interview kelly's former partner who lived with him at that home on masonic. that man knew o
are treating the death as suspicious. >>> about 150 people came together in san francisco's mission district demanding a stop to violence against women. demonstrators carried banners as they marched. it came after a woman escaped from a would-be rapist on sunday morning. the woman fought the man off and screamed for help. he went away after neighbors opened their windows and turned on the lights. the victim got the word out about her ordeal through social media. >>> in apartment residents have released surveillance video in hopes of identifying the person who has been stealing their mail. the tape shows two people breaking into the building on goff street. the thieves then stole the contents of the mailboxes. the police did not respond until yesterday after the same two people broke in again. >> this is a very busy city so we have to prioritize a lot of our calls. we have a and b and c priorities. as much as we would like to be everywhere, it's very difficult. >> residents say police told them postal inspectors would have to handle the incident since the theft was from inside the mailbox. >>
could be played in new orleans but san francisco officials are putting together plans to keep celebrations here from getting out of hand in case the niners win. or "when" the niners win. >> good morning, eric. city hall is fine tuning the super bowl playbook, the what if's if a super bowl win from buses to beer cans. what about a victory parade. the mayor said we will talk about that later. >> fans were pumped at the win on sunday and peaceful and nonviolent unlike the mayhem that marred the giants victory when cars were overturned and a muni bus smashed. lessons have been learned and the player will visit local sports bars, next week, suggesting they serve something else rather than hard liquor the police asking them to sell cans, not bottles. they are working with muni. hopes of containing crowds for the judgment embryo tron have been nixed by the nfl law. >> big decision. we will respect it. i would love to have that opportunity because it could help us center the celebrations but we will keep the city safe. >> we will ensure we use the right type of buses. we will not have
crabtree's lawyer is weighing in. san francisco police are investigating the alleged incident, that said to have happened at a san francisco hotel early sunday morning - just hours after crabtree helped the niners blow out the packers. police say crabtree is cooperating in the investigation. and has not been detained or arrested.he is expected to play in tomorrow's n-f-c championship game. and late today crabtree's lawyer released a statement quote- "michael fully cooperated with the inspectors and will continue to do so throughout the investigation. out of respect and integrity for the process, we have no further comment at this time." >> we are now less than 24 hours away from tomorrow's noon kickoff in the nfc championship game between the niners and falcons. the winner goes to the super bowl. many 49ers fans are already in atlanta tonight getting warmed up for tomorrow's big game. kron 4's j.r. stone also made the trip.and he and has spent the day with niners die hards from the bay area. >> reporter: just 2,400 mi. away from san francisco i am in hotlanta however, it is colder here t
endless refills. but back here in san francisco, bartenders are saying thanks but no thanks that bars stop serving rowdy patrons. >> back lash that on the mayor suggestion of banning booze on sunday and restrict here. here in the mission cocktails are the speciality . the menu is in the display. thanks for the advice, mayor but we'll serve cocktails come game day. it is their bread and butter and owners say suggesting that hard liquor sales is misguided. the mayor is not talking about prohibition but prevent the drunken violence after the giants won the world series. bar owners say it is their job to responsibly. >> you never serve someone who is drunk in the restaurant or bar. it is against the law. >> i am trying to start a conversation about social responsibility. people should know the limitation. as clint eastwood used to say. they ought to be cognizant that overindulgence in a cell braatory way is hurtful to communitis and to themselves. >> american beverage institute called it a ridiculous idea saying that the city should avoid demonizing a perfectly legal product. >> back in the ba
in the heart of san francisco. good evening, i'm annette. breaking news on the peninsula after two people, including a two-year-old child, were shot in menlo park. the victims were at a mcdonald's in east palo alto. don knapp picks up the story from there. don. >> reporter: we're on willow road. this is where the shooting occurred. probably the traffic lights of the intersection. as we understand it, two vehicles were at the intersection, an altercation ensued, a gun reached out the window and started firing into the other vehicle, quite a few shots were fired and right now, we can hear from the commander to tell us what happened. >> at this point, the two victims are at stanford hospital, they're in stable condition. my understanding is that the injuries to the child are wounds to the legs and a graze to the head. the mother is also wounds to the legs. they are all in stable condition. they are nonlife threatening injuries at this time. >> as we understand it, the shooting occurred here and the victim's vehicle drove like mad over to the east palo alto area where the mcdonald's is and
minute trip out of navto into san francisco this our james. >> the 49ers are in new orleans this morning getting ready for the superbowl. >> along with the media and fan frenzy that surround the lead up to the big game. gabe slate was there at the team's santa clara headquarters for hard-core fans lined up to see them off. >> (cheers and applause) hard-core fans came out to which the team look on their journey to the big easy to the big game. >> the journeteam headquarters hope to see the team low to the bus. the teen had to keep a tight schedule so the only lead media into the area where they were loading up. >> we are in the shell of a new stadium being built. there is a lot of security and team handlers heading about. >> the players and coaches do not have time to speak to the press they just walked by. the team seemed upbeat i sauce miles. >> colin kaepernick exported a winter hat. >> once the team was loaded up it was decided that would drive the buses passed the crowds gathered out front. >> hundreds of fans cheered them on. they cannot see through the tinted windows that did not m
to recognize the two men in that video will call san francisco police, or the u.s. postal inspector's office so they can make an arrest. reporting live, sergio quintana. >> ama: a 25-year-old marin city man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in her san francisco apartment. he was taken into custody last night. he forced his way into the victim's' as she was going in. officers believe during a subsequent robbery jones raped the woman. jones was found hide neglect backyard of the home. >> an oakland official says the city has lost control of the streets and believes its time to declare a state of emergency. those words from vice mayor larry reed in the wake of a bloody period on friday. four people were killed, including a teenage boy. police say the shootings are a result of gang shootings. the declaration would give the city funds from the state. >>> police were busy during last night's 49ers playoff game against the packers. 92 people were rejected from the game, another 25 were arrested for public back indication. ofs also arrested two other people on suspicion of a
fan, brian stowe. and for the san francisco 49ers, a little less nfc after glow as the team gets down to business and the baltimore ravens. good evening, i'm ken bastida. the police chief wants everyone to listen up. he is not mincing his words after another officer was shot in east oakland. the second this week. cbs 5 reporter is at the scene. juliette. >> reporter: ken, the police chief taking a tough stance tonight. police were out here around 5:45 this evening. they were investigating this hit-and-run car crash that you can see. then they heard gun shots a block away. they ran to the scene. police say the gunman saw them in uniform and started firing shots directly at them. >> this will not be tolerated. you cannot shoot at police officers when they are trying to carry out their work in the line of duty. >> tonight, oakland's police chief saying the streets are getting meaner and tonight with another officer shot in the line of duty, comes this message. >> we're going to do everything in our powers to put an end to this. >> a 13 year veteran who was shot in the leg returned f
news in san francisco where all eyes are on a house in the haight-ashbury tonight. investigators are working on the case of a san francisco boy who went missing nearly 30 years ago. in the last half hour a well placed police source has told us they do not believe bone fragments they found there are human. eric rasmussen is live outside the house. >> reporter: it is. they still have crime scene tape up around the area where they've been searching. to put this in perspective, we are just about a block away from the bus stop where kevin collins was last seen waiting for the bus all of those years ago. his mother says police have confirmed the activity out here involve his case. they still have crime scene tape around the house. investigators have been searching. this afternoon the county sheriffs office confirmed sfpd requested a cadaver dog. we saw some of the concrete. police nor the fbi are saying much of anything. on the phone today collins' mother ann said police did find something that is being sent to a state lab for testing. kevin collins disappeared on february 10, 1984 aft
. leslie brinkley is live at the foot of market street in san francisco with the game plan. leslie? >> reporter: well, that is exactly right, dan. all across the city of course it is go niners. a lot of people are adding a bit of caution to that. san francisco's police chief, fire chief and the mayor all gathered at the abc7 broadcast center to record a public plea aimed at 49er fans. >> let's respect the city of san francisco. that means there will be no place for bad behavior when we win this thing. >> because when the giants won the world series last october, pandemonium broke out. this bus was torched at third and market. 70 trashcans were set on fire and cars were smashed. in the mission, revelers set bonfires in the street and jumping through flames 1k3* hurling glass bottles. this time for the super bowl the city is better prepared. there will -- >> there will be twice as many officers working as during the world series. >> they need to make sure they have all of the information they need to be as safe as possible, but really we are going to reroute service for any problems
. >> and the excitement spilled out to the san francisco streets with police arresting several rowdy fans tonight. good evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm ken wayne. >>> the 49ers they staged quite a come back to defeat the falcons. and fred inglis is joining us. >> this is why i don't go on roller coaster rides. my stomach can't take it. the 49ers knew they would need a record setting come back. and quarterback colin kaepernick showed leadership. 49ers take the first lead with more than eight minutes left in the game. matt ryan he was big all day but his fourth at four. and there's navarro bowman. 49ers earn the greatest come back in history. they now have a chance to win their sixth nfl title but their first one in 18 years. >> we want to go get it. those guys came out on fire. putting 17 points early. this type of shot late in the season, we definitely did that today. >> can you explain what it means to go to the super bowl now? >> it means a lot. from the bottom, being at the top right now this feels amazing. >> as an individual this is what you dream of. you dream of going to the top
disaster on san francisco bay when this oil tanker sideswiped a tower of the bay bridge. the big question tonight how did it happen. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. close call on the san francisco bay but was it human error or something else. officials are trying to determine how a tanker hit a tower on the san francisco bridge. the coast guard reports no oil spill resulted. we've learned the tanker had already been unloaded. and caltrans says there was no major damage to the bridge. it remained open to travel traffic. we have continuing coverage now from heather holmes. she's live at treasure island with what she's learned about the bar pilot guiding that tanker and the scrutiny he's now facing. >> reporter: he's been a bar pilot since 2005. prior to that he worked for several years on oil tankers for exxon. but today while guiding that vessel. the overseas raymar this experienced mainer sideswiped the tower of the bridge. look at the top left side of this picture. that is a piece of the bridge barrier stuck to the side of the ship's hull. >> about 30
city by the bay. so you think it was cold today? san francisco? >> i have warmer pockets these are heat warmer for my pockets. >> only 50. >> i know but i'm freezing. i have got 5 laers at least. >>reporter: 5 layers with not a drop of snow on the ground. just a whips of steam escaping from the downtown manhole. weÑç are trying hardship with packer fans arriving en masse for play off game tomorrow. aren't you worried about the cold. >> worried about the cold? we are playing the frozen tundra. >>reporter: do you still think it's cold. consider alternative. you could have been a crab today. >> certainly not cold for the crabs. no. not at all. >>reporter: look at us. kept our hands fingers in our pocket assuming we had pockets. we hugged ourselves on street corners. only in the most december president circumstances did we linger in the elements. >> the lure is the company. >>reporter: why would you make this man eat outside. >> there wasn't enough seating inside. >>reporter: yet on day so cold so frenl id so full of hardship it took just 2 minutes for to us
in new orleans when they win the super bowl. >> they were here in the bay area in san francisco for world series, and we're told they occasionally pop in over in oakland for a raider game. >> police want to you take a look at a sketch of a man wanted for trying to snatch a 3-year-old girl out of her mother's arms. here it s police say it is critical to get this man off the streets before he strikes again. the mother says the man began chet chathing with them around 5:30 last night. >> he kneeled down to talk to my 3-year-old picked her up by her ankles and started to pull her from me. her bots fell off, pants coming off. he was pulling hard. >> neighbors say they did not hear or see anything out of the ordinary police say they're canvassing the area is a follow up on every lead possible. our concern is that if he's willing to be as brazen as he was yesterday evening, who is to say he won't do this again. >> here is a look at the sketch again, police describe the man as about 20, 30 years old, five foot six with a thin build. the mother says he smelled like motor oil. >> the fbi is refusin
is donating proceeds from the show to stow and his family. >>> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusations against crabtree stemmed from an encounter with a woman at a hotel nearly two weeks ago after the team's win over green bay. the d. a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute. the 49ers issued a statement saying michael and the team can now move this behind us and move forward. >>> berkeley police warn against a coach that plays on people's good nature and they steal their cell phones. here's how it works. someone comes up to you and asks you to use your cell phone because a family member is sick. once you hand it over they take off either on foot or in the car. >>> japan's airways has cancelled all flights between san jose and tokyo through mid-february because of the ongoing problems with boeing's 787 dreamliner. the first flight was captured on video earlier this month. regulate doors between japan and the u.s. grounded the new jumbo jets after a series of problems, including fi
miles away here in san francisco but felt they were part of the team that made it to the super bowl. the jam-packed boardroom niners bar, north beach, erupted when the clock hit zero. maybe it's team pride or the alcohol talking but here come the bold predictions. >> niners are starting a new regime. starting in 2013. we're going to win five super bowls in the next six years. that's all i'm saying. >> renee zeller of suitesserland was impressed. >> great, awesome, never seen that before. good look at soccer in europe, but this kind of soccer football is much better. reporter: they were out the door at the final bar, and little did they know there was an enemy in their midst. >> i have to be honest, i want the falcons to win. they're ahead 17 right now. >> don't say that too loudly. >> yeah, yeah, you don't blast it out. >> didn't look good for the niners early on and some fans had more than team spirit on the line. >> 49ers by four or more points. i have $500 on the four-point spread. >> up at tahoe? >> it's an online bet. >> yeah. so it's really a tough. >> so if my math is correct
this is the largest turnout near san francisco. it also caused a huge traffic jam that's matchers came from civic center to the plaza along market street. now, they also say that their message every year is, overturn roe v. wade. >> the ninth annual walk for life was a huge success according to organizers. more than 40 on the people filled the plaza. it was scheduled on the 40th 40th anniversary of roe v. wade. actress and mold jennifer o'neill talk about her regret of having an abortion. >> we cannot be lukewarm about the life issue. that at such a time as this more than ever, we need to stand up and be heard. reporter: o'neill says she is a member of silent no more. pope benedict xvi sent his ambassador to the event to if there his message regarding roe v. wade. >> mob -- nobody has right to kill another human being. in any moment of his life. reporter: the group marched from civic center down market street. the crowd was so large it took the better part of an hour to clear the plaza. earlier in the day a prochoice celebration commemorating roe v. wade was held in the plaza. >> it's our bodies.
left hand lane moving into san francisco. in san jose the debris is in southbound 280 with a truck losing the load causing flat tires and the truck is leading a fluid, and c.h.p. will do a traffic break to get that cloned -- cleaned up. the longer that is there the more delays you will see. bart and muni are on time and a train number one is ten minutes behind out of pleasanton. >> developing news in the senator of a home for the remains of kevin collins the ten-year-old boy who was kidnapped 29 years ago in san francisco. abc7 broke the story of the search on abc7 at 4:00 yesterday. bones were discovered borrowried beneath a basement floor of a home. it is likely they are from an an an -- from an animal but final testing has to be done. amy will have a live report with more in 30 minutes on that story. >> testing is underway for the golden gate bridge new electronic toll system. our news reporter cornell bernard joins us with what to expect drivers out there. cornell? >> eric, starting today there is in such thing as toll evadeers on the golden gate bridge, everyone from now on is
team coverage -- from san francisco to atlanta - as the celebration rages on. >> good evening i'm vicki liviakis - full highlights on the game ahead. but first - kron4's dan kerman is live in the mission district - dan? >> reporter: >> reporter: things are quiet tonight we thought that there were going to be celebrations with people setting fires in the mission district like after the giants with that is not the case tonight guar. let me show you the police presence in the mission district tonight. just about 20 minutes ago, there was a fight at the bart station. at least 15-20 police officers in 60 seconds. they are in this area and they are not going to have a repeat from the giants. let me show you video from earlier. this was right after the giants had victory. you can see the m 80's with many people celebrating and honking horns. but it did not turn into the vandalism that we have seen before we have seen a lot of police. allowing police and buses to get through the same time, keep the peace. they have dwindled to about 5, 6, 7:00 p.m.. right now, 24th/mission. quiet. however, ther
from san francisco. we met her last week before she caught a flight to washington, d.c.. we'll check in with her as she got on her float for the parade. >> i'm mark matthews abc 7 news. >> okay, audio, now. we're are sure what the inauguration sounded like for tens of thousands of today. >> the jumbo tron kept cutting out, audio feed was worse making most of the event unintelligible to everyone watching there. similar to what we just had. we just did a simulation of that. some people booed because they only heard every other word of the speech. >> we have more coverage in our 4:30 half hour, some residents got up early to watch the event. also, the fashion and what were michelle, sasha and malia wearing today, and a winery celebrating with a special toast. >> president obama paid tribute to the man birthday we're celebrating today. and they paused before this bust of the civil rights leader. the president said this was the first time he'd noticed the king bust among artifacts there and said it was a privilege to use the bible of the civil rights leader in his swearing in ceremony. >>
and oakland. 52 in san francisco. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows really cold mornings ahead of us. we will be clear no wet weather in the forecast. temperatures will be a bit warmer as we transition into the weekend. we are talking 60s here around the bay area. >> and good looking forecast for the next string of days. as returning to the traffic center not monitoring any hot spots. here's a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. a handful of cars making the trip into san francisco. >> an hour to send whatever is no problems accidents. the drive time is 12 minutes from into end. >> south bound 10 on the golden gate bridge is looking good for those of you coming out of marin county. james. >> thank you erica we will begin our newscast out of the east bay where five people are recovering after being shot in oakland. the incident happened shortly before 8:00 last night. >> we're told all five victims are stable condition. >> police said the suspect left the scene and a car still on the loose this morning. >> of marin county man is in custody after police s
incidents took place. >>> thousands are expected to rally today in san francisco to mark the 40th anniversary of the supreme court decision, legalizing abortion. organizers say that the pro- life event will begin with a mass at st. mary's cathedral, followed by a rally at the civic center plaza. protesters will then walk down market street to justin herman plaza starting at 1:30 this afternoon. they expected it to be the largest pro-life event on the west coast. >>> more than two dozen women rights groups are planning the counterprotest to the pro life rally. several san francisco supervisors and the birth control advocates planned to attend the pro choice rally today. fluke made headlines last year when they called her a prostitute after testifying before congress about the need for access to birth control. a rally will include a flash mob performed by members of dance without borders. >>> the san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree can turn all his attention back to the super bowl now that it appears assault charges will not be filed against him. a woman had claimed t
in large numbers into the streets of san francisco ready for the fireworks display but it looks fairly clear. let's go now to expense we are our accu-weather forecast. not a bad night at all. >> not bad. getting clearer as we talk. here's live doppler 7 hd. moisture rushed the planes coast line earlier that dropped south ward now moving away from the bay area. skies getting clearer which means good visibility good viewing for the fireworks display later tonight. these are 8:00 p.m. temperature readings. don't have the 9:00 p.m. readings in just yet but already temperatures dropping into the 30's up at napa fairfield down to 40 degrees already at santa rosa. 40 at livermore colder in these locations now so it's going to be a cold night and even colder overnight period let's look at conditions we expect at midnight when we have the fireworks display hear off the embarcadero san francisco mainly clear. it will be chilly. temperatures in the low 40's here in san francisco even lower outside the city but great viewing conditions for the fireworks that will ring out 2012 and ring
out of san francisco. where police are involved in a standoff with an armed man. kron 4's scott rates is live in the richmond district with the latest. scott? >> reporter: >> oi just checked with police and they are still confirming that he is barricaded himself inside. it is still a very active scene. this is as far up as i can get. as i show you this is the crisis negotiation team. they are trying to get some progress. several swat team members running across the street. this started at 3:00 p.m. and there were shots fired inside this home. they heard someone screaming and i also saw the bullet hole right through that front door toward that is when officers walked out and this began. and some of these nearby homes have been evacuated. there also reports from police that this man is mentally unstable and is in sight alone. in side-alone. we can see the swat team. and running across the street it looks like they are going right through this neighborhood. and there are several swat team members they could be possibly gaining entrance. i will keep you updated and i will stay out here. >
flannery's band is donating proceeds from the show to stow and his family. >>> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusations against crabtree stemmed from an encounter with a woman at a hotel nearly two weeks ago after the team's win over green bay. the d. a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute. the 49ers issued a statement saying michael and the team can now put this behind us and move forward. >>> coming up next, taking revenge on so-called revenge porn websites. the lawsuit against the x-rated site that puts up photos of women without their permission and why those lawsuits face an uphill battle. but meet the fan who has been to every >> legal experts say a lawsuit filed by women against a website showing explicit pictures of them is doomed to fail. the website is xxx.com with triple xs. it is hosted by go daddy.com and it's known as a revenge website where men post nude pictures of their exs. congress passed a law years ago saying the only people liable for online content a
this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 7 starts now. >> new reaction to san francisco forty-niners quarterback chris culliver falling the some anti-gay, it's what he said in reaction to his remarks coming up. >>. >> it is good news bad news for the hot spot. the bad news is traffic is backed up on one to 1 northbound to san jose. >> the good news is there are moments away from reopening the two right hand lanes at the lawrence expressway or they have been shut down since the 3:00 a.m. hour and for the morning commute. >> for a while they had three accident lines shut down. a big rig and slammed into a guard rail and not debris along the road way. the cleanup operations are just about wrapped of. they have removed our photographer and michael bolton from the scene. >>--michael pelton. >> i will have another completes traffic check coming up. erica. >> good morning george. taking it over to satellite radar we are enjoying clear skies. we are a dry around the bay area. that will remain the case for the next string of days. taking a look at what is on tap heading into the weeken
bowl. paul chambers joins us live from san francisco with a message that's going out to city bars. >> reporter: good morning. i will say before we get to that there is a plan a lot of people want to do, come out here like they did during the giant's world series. that can't happen because the nfl won't allow a public viewing party. now that will not stop a lot of niner fans celebrating of course. this was a scene last week when fans took to the streets in an effort of keeping the city and people safe. the mayor is asking that places serving hard alcohol be more responsible. >> to suggest that they serve something that heavy alcohol during the time the celebration, being drunk sometimes doesn't help. >> reporter: the next week the mayor and police chief will visit areas hit by vandals after the giants won and discuss the plan for safety on super bowl sunday which includes up to 500 officers on the streets, three times the amount of a normal sunday. fire marshalls will also hit the streets. >> if it look like its getting out of hand or they have had to much of a crowd in the bar w
that the station may not open for another half hour. we're live in san leandro. abc7 news. >> san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree has met with police in their investigation into an alleged sexual assault. crabtree has not been detained or arrested. police say the alleged incident happened last sunday morning at a san francisco hoe tale few hours after the 49ers playoff victory of the green bay packers. his attorney says he player is fully cooperating with police. >> 49er fans are not letting the news about crabtree get them down. mike shumann is live in atlanta with a look at the excitement. and work getting on the field, shu. >> mike: thank you, ai ama. 72,000 people will be here tomorrow for the game. 49ers fans flying flying in in droves. seeing familiar jerseys on the streets. the x factor will be colin kaepernick. the biggest game of his life, and who better to find out if they agree with me than 49 fans walking the street of the atl. >> he is playing out of his mind. i feel bad for alex a little bit, but he is a gamebreaker. >> are you worried about having a letdown? >> colin
bowl will be in new orleans, but police are getting ready for potential problems in san francisco. they arrested a dozen people in the mission district sunday as fans celebrated the 49'ers win in atlanta. most of them were for public intoxication. there were arrests for dui, assault and an outstanding warrant, no reports of vandalism. >>> not to get ahead, but why not? it's worth noting more than a dozen cities had multiple sports championships in a single year. but since super bowl era, only four. baltimore did it in 1970. pittsburgh in 1979. new york, the giants and mets winners in 1986, and in boston patriots and red sox in 2004. pretty elite company if everything goes according to plan. >> we'll have to see. we are our super bowl station. we want to see your 49'ers spirit. >> you've been sending us photos from home. you'll meet 90-year-old rose, she came to san francisco in 1952, and has been a niners season ticket holder for the last 30 years. apparently she likes a good cigar. >>> and this family in palo alto, it's a family affair. >
san francisco home. they are digging for clues in the cold case of 10 year-old kevin collins who went missing almost 30 years ago. >> good morning it is wind's aim anny hong . >> i am james. it was back in 1984 when 10 year-old kevin collins went missing. he was last seen leaving basketball practice at st. agnes school in the haight . >> we have a map that shows the important location the story. after living say agnes school cannon was last seen at a bus stop on oak street and masonic. the bones that police on earth are located in a home on masonic near page street. we've since learned of the maize appear to have belonged to an animal and are not human although investigators say more testing needs to be done. kron 4 spoke to kevin collins mother over the phone. she shared her thoughts. moments after the police told her about initial search at a home. >> i have been numb that is all i can say. it is hurtful to see them at that age especially my son who was a year older than kevin. he is the same size as kevin was. i can look at him and say that is how can unlooked. >> it all comes up.
: fans in san francisco erupted when the niners finally put away the falcons. >> the newsroom erupted as well. last year fans went home disappointed. not today. john alston is live in north beach where the celebrations continue. reporter: a walk through north expweech you'll hear a combination of cheers orgrowns, depending on how the game was progressing. people are still milling about here on the sidewalk, self operating -- celebrating the victory. >> the exact moment of victory at the boardroom niners bar in north beach. it was white-knuckle time but worth the wait. >> go niners. it's about time. i remember the 80s growing up. didn't prert it. now it's time. go 49ers. woo. >> not every fan packed into a local bar. they also packed into houses and apartments, to cheer on the niners. >> they spilled from the living room to the dining room at this place. what they didn't do is spill the toast to their niners. >> the niners, and then a world series resell briggs party for the d recelebration party for the niners. >> i feel white atlanta had an average, the niners will come back after ha
to abc 7 news.com and click on see it on tv. >> san francisco fire chief is joining force was mayor ed lee and police chief to help prevent problems after the super bowl on sunday. they teamed up here to make an announce oomt let's respect the city of san francisco. no place for bad behavior autos fans are world class, let's show the world how great we are. >> this goal is to prevent a repeat of the violence. >> 49er fever not confined just to san francisco. residents are thrilled about the fact the team is going to be in their own backyard. the new home is changing the landscape in several way autos it is. businesses in z.sfans know and are excite that had in just a year, the team, and that stadium, will be all theirs. this is less than half a mile from new stadium. because of the team coming to jant clara, the general manager has made some changes. >> there is more tvs and make it a sports bar, new happy hour menus. >> it has four flat screen tvs to a sports bar with 11"n= and attract then tens of thousands of people and heen long time flanz skront to travel as far. >> it take meez a
don knapp is at ireland's bar in san francisco, where the faithful are gathered. don? >> reporter: you know, anne, the irish faithful, but they are not watching football or soccer or anything like that. they are watching the 49ers! and of course with the game going as it is, they have good reason to cheer! [ cheers & applause ] >> reporter: they were groaning and cheering, as green bay scores first in the playoff game. fans here at ireland's are not faint at heart. >> it's been incredible, being here in the middle of all of this is exhilarating to watch. >> got off to a bad start today, huh? >> yes, yes, but it's very early. lot of time left. lot can happen. >> we came up from socal to watch the game. >> you could watch it down there, you know. >> no, we gotta be in san francisco, definitely. >> absolutely, gotta be in the crowd. >> you're in the crowd now. how does it feel? >> feels great. this is perfect! couldn't be better! >> go! >> reporter: a few more minutes and the niners had scored. the crowd warmed up. [ cheers & applause ] >> re
against michael crabtree. san francisco police revealed tonight they are investigating the 25-year-old in connection with an allegation of sexual assault. we get the developing news from ktvu's amber lee. she's live in the city with what we know about the alleged assault and some initial reaction, amber. >> reporter: ken, news that the 49 wide receiver is being investigated for sexual assault comes as a surprise to the 49 fans we spoke to here at momo's tonight. the 25-year-old is having what some would characterize a break out season after being drafted by the 49 in 2009. the alleged assault happened in a san francisco early last sunday just hours after the 4- 9ders played the packers. police did not name the hotel just a short while ago a spokesman for the police department told us investigators interviewed crabtree who had an attorney with him and said the football player was cooperative. >> at this point he has not been detained or arrested. to my knowledge he was on the plane with the rest of the 49ers today in atlanta ready to play the game on sunday. >> reporter: we found th
't hold it out. >> this is a full day for san francisco police who congius indicated thousands of dollars of nfl bootlegged merchandise, which is big business especially during playoff games. and they also posed as fans of both teams hoping to catch those going too far with their rivalry. >> this was our first pro ball we ever attended together. 49ers had such a great season and for them to finally pull ahead and hopefully advance is fantastic to see. >> yeah, awesome. 49ers! >> fran police made an untold number of arrests for bad behavior and a number of spectators were ejected from the stadium for bothering other fans. from candlestick park, john alston, abc7 news. >> if you did not have the hundreds of dollars to buy the ticket to the game, you could go out and watch with crowds of 49ers fans and even a few cheese heads. sergio has that part of the story. >>> just minutes before kickoff we met 49ers fan dominique and packers fan andrew. they packed into this public along with hundreds of other football fans. they came here because of a mutual friend. >> one of my friends told me he had
sunday. san francisco city leaders are considering tough measures to keep 49er fans in line during the big game. ktvu paul chambers joins us live to tell us some of the proposals that are being proposed. paul. >> good morning, brian. city officials know people will be out and about drinking. they just want establishments and people to act more responsiblely. we have seen the video of vandals going wild after a giants world series victory. in an effort to prevent something like this happening again they will tour these areas hit by vandals and discuss the city's plan. it will be hopefully effective as last week after the niners game on super bowl sunday. they will have 450-500 officers on the streets. that is three times the normal amount on a sunday. also if that weren't enough fire marshals will come along to keep the peace. closing down bars that will be overcrowded or too rowdy. >> inside the bar where people drink too much. a fight starts, somebody gets stabbed. we don't want that to happen. >> reporter: one major part of the city's plan may be coroversial. mayor lee wants bars
a live look from our roof camera looking at downtown san francisco. the building is live up in gold and red. i presume in honor of the 49ers as they move closer to the superbowl. we will have more coverage on that. first let us give update on weather and traffic. good morning erica. >> good morning james a lot of people will be excited about the forecast. temperatures in the south bay near seven degrees.70 degre >> clear conditions in mild weather as we head into the evening hours. >> richmond at 45. upper '30's in napa. into the afternoon looking at upper 60s. napa at 67. santa rosa at 67 also. 66 for san jose and fremont. 63 in san mateo. >> satellite and radar picture shows clear conditions of the bay area. no rain clouds to talk about. the storm track is being guided well to our north. you can thank the offshore winds for keeping temperatures on the warmer side into the afternoon. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights just that. >> similar conditions as we head into friday. amex of clouds for saturday and sunday. not much change starting to work week. tuesday n
. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael walked off the bus. you can see he was escorted by a personnel security man in the red baseball cap. he was there for two to three seconds and then he was gone. i h
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